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Coming Up: Mardi Gras

Don’t miss the biggest party of the year in New Orleans! New Orleans is known around the world for its Mardi Gras celebration, so if you’re lucky enough to be in town, take advantage! The Parade The parades actually begin before Fat Tuesday – this weekend, you’ll see parades in honor of Bacchus and Endymion…

Day By District: Garden District

Visit one of the most peaceful and beautiful districts in New Orleans – the Garden District! 8:00 AM – District Donuts View this post on Instagram Biscoff, Oatmeal, Ginger Snaps, Sugar – ALL THE CHRISTMAS COOKIES on the Christmas Cookie Butter Brudder A post shared by District Donuts.Sliders.Brew. (@districtdonuts) on Dec 13, 2019 at 6:01am…

Eating Internationally: South America

Last month, we listed restaurants exploring North American cuisine – this month, head to South America! Argentina: La Boca Steakhouse View this post on Instagram Rough night. Fortunately, we had the numbing effects of many meats to distract us for awhile. #mediumrare #labocanola #meatsweats #wheremystretchpantsat A post shared by Meredith Marín (@chefcabrona) on Jul 18,…

Restaurants Made For Romance

It’s time to make reservations for Valentine’s Day – enjoy a romantic dinner at one of these great NOLA restaurants! Commander’s Palace View this post on Instagram Holiday reservations still available for dinner 🍽 • • • #commanderspalace #reveillon2019 #neworleans #noladining #nolaeats A post shared by Commander's Palace (@commanderspalace) on Dec 17, 2019 at 3:32pm…

Eating Internationally: North America

Try food from around the globe while you’re in New Orleans! United States: Bywater American Bistro View this post on Instagram Have you tried the BABs sour @bywateramericanbistro yet?! Made with our seasonal @coveyrisefarms Strawberry 🍓 syrup, it’s our fave new school NOLA summer cocktail. Open for brunch, lunch & dinner – book your reservations…

Day By District: Faubourg Marigny

Follow this guide to see the best of the Faubourg Marigny district in one day! The Faubourg Marigny district was originally a part of Bernard Marigny’s plantation in the early 19th century, until Marigny broke his land up into small tracts for buyers to build Creole cottages.  The area became home to factory workers and…

Coming Up: Pardi Gras

Don’t miss the biggest party in January – Pardi Gras! Everyone knows about Mardi Gras but in New Orleans, there’s no reason for the party to happen only once a year!  The four-day festival is celebrating its 23rd year with the theme “Speakeasy in the Big Easy”, giving you the perfect opportunity to break out…

Coming Up: Commemoration Of The Battle Of New Orleans

Head out to Chalmette Battlefield to remember the Battle of New Orleans through a live re-enactment! The Battle of New Orleans was the last major battle in the War of 1812, and a massive victory for America over the British armies.  In 1815, the Treaty of Ghent was signed, but before the news could reach…

Winter Cocktails To Keep You Warm In The Hotel

If it’s too chilly to go out in the evening, enjoy one of these easy-to-make cocktails from the comfort of your hotel room. Cranberry Collins Enjoy a seasonal twist on a favorite drink.  Combine 1.5 ounce vodka, 1 ounce orange liquor, 1.5 ounce cranberry juice, and a splash of lemon.  Shake well, then pour over…

Day By District: Arts And Warehouse District

Explore the Arts and Warehouse District in one day by hitting these highlights! 8:00 AM – Willa Jean View this post on Instagram Y'all, we'll be pre-gaming for Voodoo fest all weekend. Come through and we'll set you up for success…or cure you from the night before. #hangoverbowl #voodoofest #grits #getyaright #daydrinking #janellemonae #bae #willajean…